ALPHAPLAN ERP from CVS Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

Founded in 1988, CVS Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH is one of the well-known IT system houses in the Bremen region, especially in the fields of high-performance networks, firewall systems and virus protection, as well as VPN/terminal server solutions. CVS is successful throughout Germany with the ERP system ALPHAPLAN, which it developed itself and has won several awards. With development, sales, marketing, consulting and application-related services, all areas relevant to success are united under one roof. This guarantees short paths for the further development of the software. The routes to market are also short thanks to direct sales. Medium-sized customers in particular appreciate this fact, as well as the expertise of the entire team, acquired over three decades, with the special features of this important economic sector and its industries.

Target industries and operator concept

ALPHAPLAN is a cross-industry ERP system with integrated CRM and connections to proven special solutions (customs, MDE, EDI, etc.). Finance and e-commerce are supported by Accounting and Webshop.

The generally medium-sized ALPHAPLAN users appreciate the high adaptability of the ERP system to a wide variety of industry and company requirements – even on their own. This cross-industry approach to developing and marketing the system, as well as the strategic commitment to four target industries, account for part of its market success.

Around a thousand satisfied users and, not least, the multiple “ERP System of the Year” awards confirm this success.

ALPHAPLAN target industries

In addition to supporting all classic processes – from purchasing and warehousing to sales and invoicing – the system takes into account special features typical of the industry.


  • Technical wholesale – fast access to all “historical” data, extensive pricing and discounting system, and order-based procurement with significant time advantages in day-to-day business.
  • Trade in electronic components – RoHS, line card, date code, customised part numbers and texts as well as framework agreements and consideration of reverse charge characterise this industry.
  • International Trade – Overview of floating goods for import/export companies, foreign currencies and languages, adaptable calculation system and flexible design of Offers, Order Confirmation, Packing List up to ProForma-Invoice are part of the daily business.
  • Order production – for individual planning, calculation and production. An ordering system directly from production supports this to a particular extent. Freely designable masks and forms round off the spectrum for this industry.